Coombe Abbey

Coombe Abbey country park, the perfect place to spend a sunny sunday afternoon. Whether you’re going for an event at the hotel, a wander around the park or just to sit in the sun, soaking in the atmosphere, Coombe Abbey is the place.

I recently took a trip here with my boyfriend to make the most of the beautiful weather and it ended up being an amazing day! The country park is the home to a beautiful hotel manor house and on the day in which we visited, a wedding was taking place. It gave the park a great atmosphere, hearing the wedding party celebrating the happy day, sun shining, birds tweeting, what more could you want!

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After sitting in the sun for a while, we decided to take a walk round the grounds and through the woodland! It was such a nice feeling to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city and spend time in the quiet, peaceful woodland area. It gave me a chance to escape from reality for just a few moments! But one thing that I couldn’t escape was the ain that my feet were in! I had made the mistake of wearing cute, but very impractical shoes! I had chosen to wear a cute floral summer dress from zara and had stupidly paired it with some heeled sandals from Bershka. These may be my favourite sandals, but I can tell you now that they are not designed for walking around woodlands in!

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After our walk round, we realised just how late it had got and with tummys rumbling we made a bee line for the ice cream van, treating ourselves to a large whippy ice cream each! It was the perfect way to end a perfect Sunday afternoon and I hope to go back to Coombe Abbey again soon!

What do you like to get up to on a Sunday?

Your’s Truly,

Emma x

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Pink Grapefruit Collection at the Body Shop

As summer is quickly approaching I decided to have a shift around in my every day beauty products! I switched out my coco butter shower gel and body lotion and, after a quick trip to Body Shop, replaced it them a few of the products from the pink grapefruit range. This has to be my favourite fragrance from the Body Shop. Its fresh zingy scent has me up and ready to go on those warm summer mornings, making me excited for the sunny day ahead.

They were doing a buy one half price offer on the large items, so I picked myself up a bottle of the shower gel and then a large tub of body butter. Then from the smaller products I grabbed one of the body scrubs. I had never tried a Body Shop scrub before which is why I opted for the smaller size to give it a trial run before purchasing the larger one if I get along well with it. I then have the small pot of body butter. This is a product that I already owned from before. I had stocked up on these last summer as they are the perfect size to throw in your bag. I loved using the small tub after I’d done some sunbathing in the park with friends or if my skin was looking dry throughout a day when having bare legs!

I am so excited to start using these new products now that the sun is finally out! Pink grapefruit is definitely my go to summer scent! What’s your favourite summer fragrance? Let me know in the comments down below?

Yours Truly,

Emma x

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